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Kinshasa, Ville de (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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[Cast-iron work, Leopoldville, 1947], 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/515
Scope and Contents

Showing workers welding a section of decorative cast-iron work in the Dardenne factory at Leopoldville. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Le montage d'une grille en fer fergé aux ateliers Dardenne, à Léopoldville. (1947)'. Photograph by A. Da Cruz.

Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Electric welder, Socotole factory, Léopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), 1947], 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/511
Scope and Contents Showing electric welding of oil drums in the factory of La Société Coloniale de la Tôle (Socotole) in Leopoldville. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'La Société Coloniale de la Tôle (Socotole), filiale de la Société Anonyme des Pétroles au Congo (Petrocongo), produit dans son usine de Léopoldville les fûts métalliques nécesssaires pour le transport des carburants dans la colonie.Voici une soudeuse électrique; cette machine assemble les deux bords de la tôle, découpée et...
Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[First aeroplane flight for members of the 'Cercle d'Etudes et d'Agrements', 23 January 1949], 1949-01-23

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/521
Scope and Contents View looking along the fuselage of the aeroplane, with the passengers in their seats and Emmanual Capelle, Administrator for the Black Population of Leopoldville, in the background. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Le 23 janvier 1949, un groupe d'indigènes évolués membre du Cercle D'études et d'Agrément de la cité indigène de Léopoldville, ont reçu le baptême de l'air.Les voici installés dans l'avion, quelques instants avant le départ on aperçoit au fond M. Emmanuel...
Dates: 1949-01-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Indigenous sculpture, Leopoldville, 1947], 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/526
Scope and Contents

Showing two carvers at work in the studio of Mr. Laloux. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Dans ses ateliers de Léopoldville, un colon belge, Mr. Laloux, a entrepris de faire revivre les arts indigènes. Voici deux de ses sculpteurs noirs au travail (1947)'.

Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[Offices of 'La Voix du Congolais', Avenue Prince Baudouin, Léopoldville (now known as Kinshasa), 1947], 1947-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/510
Scope and Contents

Exterior view showing the newspaper's sign above the entrance. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Dans la Cité indigène Léopoldville se trouve situé, avenue Prince Baudouin, l'immeuble où sont installés les services du journal 'La Voix du Congolais'. Cette feuille, largement répandue, s'adressant aux indigènes et rédigée par les plus évolués d'entr'eux, leur permet d'exprimer librement leurs opinions. (février 1947). Photo A. Da Cruz'.

Dates: 1947-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).